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of the plant explosion. we will bring you updates law this newscast and on abc7news.com. you can follow us on twitter@abcnews bay area for any breaking news developments around the clock. >> we are following breaking news in downtown san francisco where police have evacuated the area where a suspicious package was found by a security guard. police have shut down an area around the intersection of market and grant avenue. the city is supposed to be marking the 107th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake in an hour. instead, the streets are shut down and no one is allowed to come out of the local businesses. this is market street right here and can you see the police cars blocking off the street while they investigate the suspicious package. no one is allowed to come out of the businesses and there is no word how it will affect the anniversary event. we will follow this breaking situation and bring you more information as it becomes available. >> the president and first lady will be in boston to attend a tribute to the marathon bombing victims. machine's explosions killed three people and wound
from mississippi. his name is paul curtis. he has been known to local law enforcement, for what we don't know. and he would sometimes work as an elvis impersonator. the letters that contained a white powder said, quote, no one wanted to listen to me before. what does that mean? so far, nobody is saying. preliminary tests say the white powder is the poison radio ricin. >>> the president didn't mince words today. he called it a shameful day for washington. >> there were no coherent arguments as to why we wouldn't do this. it came down to politics. the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections and so they caved to the pressure. and they started looking for an excuse, any excuse for vote no. >> the measure had 54 yes votes but it needed 60 to beat a republican filibuster. five democrats also opposed the plan. both california senators voted in favor. >>> coming up, we'll continue our coverage of the latest on that huge explosion in texas that leveled entire blocks and the danger may not be over yet. >>> boys accused of sexually assaulting a bay
. there was a law enforcement official on that scene as well, they were working with the fire department in some type of capacity. >> it is believed firefighters and the law enforcement officer are among the dead. including the utter devastation of this tiny town, a 50 unit apartment building has been described as a skeleton. and a nursing home also has several injuries. >> i don't want to get into full detail, there were people in critical danger and some people needed to be taken care of. and there were a few toddlers in danger so i was helping them also. >> add to that, you have the chemical concerns, a moan yum night trait -- ammonia night traits and people have been moved away from that area and they are sheltering in place and they are trying to check in and the mayor asked for prayers and said quote, we are going to search for everybody and make sure everybody is accounted for and that's the most important thing right now. whopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> all right, claude teen. the blast was so strong it tossed a seismic event. that by the of entity from the blast set off gr
. the death toll still estimated at 5 to 15. >> one of the missing persons was a firefighter/law enforcement officer. i can tell you that individual has been found. he is in a hospital and he has some pretty serious injuries. i don't know the status whether it's critical, serious or whatever. but i was told he is in the hospital. has pretty serious injuries. there are still firefighters missing. >> police say there has been massive out pours from governor's office to feds and other agencies. in the nearby town of abbot we got this video in. 100 cots have been set up to take care of people who will be left homeless and grief counselors to deal with what's happening. >>> we are also now getting reports of lewding happening in the damaged neighborhoods. >> that is a significant concern to us. this is a community that we are going to do our absolute best to protect. and if that means offending folks by not letting them come home right away to keep them safe and neighborhood safe, we'll do that and apologize later. >> you are looking at video that was shot overnight. in terms of new pictures, we
transportation, of schools, of businesses. no one is going in or out of this area except law enforcement. residents are sheltered in place. they are searching for this 19- year-old suspect that is still on the run. there is the latest picture we got of him this morning. that is 19-year-old dzhokhar tsamaev. he is considered armed and dangerous. he is one of two suspects believed to be behind the boston marathon bombings. these two suspects are brothers. let's take a look at the pictures that were released by authorities yesterday. the man on the left of your screen, you can see that we have put dead under his picture because this is the 26-year-old brother who was killed last night in a shootout with police. what we've learned about him this morning in the last hour or so that apparently when he was killed he had explosives on him and a trigger. that obviously raises the level of concern, because they believe if this 26-year-old brother is capable of that, obviously then this 19-year-old still on the run, very very dangerous at this time. considered in the neighborhood, possibly in that
and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live in the newsroom, katie utehs. ktvu news. >>> people are in texas are being allowed in their homes. curfew is still in effect and there is limited water and electricity. many are still trying to learn the condition of family and friends hurt in the explosion. >> it's really hectic, but we are patient because we know the extent of damage on the other side. and we got friends and family that we don't know about over there. >> 14 people died in the fertilizer plant explosion, including 11 emergency responders. 200 more were injured. >>> this weekend, texas is also remembering the deadly raid on the branch compound in waco. 76 people died in a fire twenty years ago following a raid on the compound. waco and west
and killed a stabbing suspect. the suspect called 911 last night saying he had just stabbed his brother-in-law in potrero him. officers arrived, and the suspect came out of the house with a hammer. officers ordered him to stop, but he kept coming after them. so they opened fire and killed him. >> he is the person that made the call and he is the brother- in-law of the person who was stabbed who has cut wounds or stab wounds to the head, chest and arms. what appears to be a long military-style knife or machete. >> the victim's injuries were severe but he is expected to survive. >>> 4:39. and we have some video that oakland police want you to watch very closely. take a look at the man running in that video. he is on the left-hand side of your screen. police say he poised as a maintenance man to get inside an apartment building on 10th street in oakland's chinatown. once inside they say he tried to molest a 7-year-old girl. the girl screamed and her mom came and confronted that man and the suspect took off running. police say he is in his 50s, but 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds. >>> al
happened, norah, law enforcement downloaded that from the internet, does anybody know these people? it's not -- i'm suggesting it's not certain at all that is the same individual that the fbi is looking at from the security cameras they have downloaded. >> john miller, thank you. >>> another terror scare may be over. mississippi man is under arrest, accused of trying to send ricin to president obama and senator wicker. paul kevin occcurt >>> the weather looks nice in the bay area today. as we look live toward the tallest skyscraper in san francisco, the transamerica pyramid, and plenty of blue out there. the numbers start out chilly with 41 in santa rosa, 43 at livermore and 47 in san jose. we warm up from there to 77 in san jose and 69 in the city. and the extended forecast look at what happens. the numbers warm into the mid- 80s by early next week. looks like a good beach weekend, as well. enjoy it. happened in texas to the oklahoma bombing. we'll show you the possible toxic health risk. >>> gun control is blocked in the u.s. senate and the president is furious. >> this was a pretty
brother-in- law last night. it happened around 9:40 p.m. in the 900 block of deharo street in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. when police arrived on the scene, the funny man with multiple stab wounds to his head, arms, chest. when they try to assist the victim, another man came towards officers with a hammer. police chief stated that one of the officers fired his gun out this a suspect refused to drop his weapon. >> he can get the officers with a hammer raised and he did not comply and that is when the officers returned fire. >> no one else was injured in the incident. the man who was stabbed is in serious condition at the hospital. >> here is a update for a hot spot on 580. >> you see that they have cleared the second semi truck from the scene of the crash on 580 westbound. we still however you will have to wait for a caltran sweeper truck. if they are you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a
the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. >> reporter: others said the bill won't curb gun violence. >> expanded background checks would not prevent newtown. criminals do not submit to background checks. >> reporter: the president had a message for voters who support background checks. >> you need to let your representatives in congress know that you are disappointed, and if they don't act this time, you will remember come election time. >> reporter: newtown families vow to continue the fight, saying they don't have the luxury of turning back. >> the ban on high-capacity magazines also failed. >>> new questions about the suicide of a cyber bully south bay teen. >> and a crime against an east bay child. what surveillance pictures show and don't show. >> temperatures will drop down to the upper 40s and lower 50s. which day will get pretty close to 90 degrees? ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, developments in the case of audrie pott-- the saratoga teenager who killed herself after allegedly bei assaulted and by her classm. audrey's fami >>> the saratoga teenager who killed herself after allegedly being a
protection agency. or cupa delegating authorities to enforce state law. local residents think the power is helpful because bureaucracy is slow response. >> so, confident in west sacramento that they're aware them have proper protocols in place. >> unlike texas town west sacramento did not build neighborhoods within a mile. still it's located in a park that employs many people. >> i'm concernednd i won't know what to do if that happened. >> cupa says the texas facility is a fertilizer wholesaler and there are 49 of those in california. cupa insists we are safe. >> tuesday. >> a strike by sanitation workers is affecting service here in the bay area, supportive teamsters picketed the area now operated republic services disrupting service in fremont and union city. the company representative says collection services will resume as soon as possible. >> today's report suggests the job market could start to rebound. according to the labor department, new claims for benefits only rose slightly last week. 353,000 people filed for first time jobless benefits. thousands of unemployed californians
are investigating after they shot and killed a man accused of stabbing his own brother-in-law in portrero hill neighborhood near 22nd. the suspect called 9-1-1 to report the stabbing at 9:45. police got there and the suspect came after them with a hammer. officers ordered the person to stop the advance and he continued the advance and an officer fired, striking the suspect, and he hit the ground. this is cooperated by independent witnesses. >> the victim suffered serious injuries to his head, arms and chest but he will survive. >> police officers could hit the streets of oakland to combat the rising crime rate. the mayor released the $1 billion budget plan yesterday that increases police staffing and fund four police academy forces by 700 officers by 2015 and calls for ending planned library closures with rebounding tax revenue are helping cover the staffing increases. >> the latest now on the boston bombings, officials using surveillance video are reporting significant progress in the search for the person or persons who set off the two bombs at the boston marathon. there is new information t
saying he had just stabbed his brother-in- law. officers arrived on scene and the suspect came out of the householding a hammer. police say they ordered him to stop but he kept coming so they shot and killed him. >>> liz has been following traffic issues on the roads. how's it look? >> it's not looking good at all in th dublin area. this is the scene of the accident. westbound 580 right before the 680 interchange. a couple of big rigs crashed into each other. there's one of them there blocking two lanes of traffic. two lanes are getting by. but as chopper zooms out it is just a sea of brake lights. as far as the eye can see. i haven't seen it. 70 minutes plus in the westbound lanes. so you may want to consider using alternates. take isabel. use that to cut over to vallecitos as one possible option. just avoid westbound 580 in the meantime until they clear that accident. it was first reported about an hour ago. let's go out to the bay bridge. they turned on the metering lights and so this is what we're left with now. we have delays in the fastrak and cash lanes. looks like it's back
say there's between 5 and 15 deaths. also three to five firefighters remain missing. one law enforcement official previously unaccounted for has been found. he is now in serious condition at a local hospital. back to you. >> gabe gutierrez in west, texas for us earlier this morning. earlier we spoke to derek hurt. he's the guy who reported the dramatic moment of the explosion. on the tape you can hear the panic in his daughter's voice as she screams, i can't hear, i can't hear. so i began by asking derek how everyone is doing this morning? >> good. her inner ear is a little sore, but other than that, we do have our full hearing back. >> you were driving in the area, you saw the flames initially. during they were coming from that fertilizer plant? or did you think they were coming from something else? >> we thought maybe it was the high school. we drove over to check it out and saw that it was the fertilizer plant burning. we were going to shoot a little video of it and get out of there. we just didn't make it out in time. >> can you give me an idea how close you were to the b
in newtown, connecticut. >> we are failing to pass this law. to protect these children and these parents and it is not going to happen. ".not gonna happen" >> pam: congresswoman gabrielle giffords also stood by the president's side today. the final vote tally was 54 to 46, with mostly democrats and two republicans voting for for the measure. the proposal was part of a compromise struck by a democratic and republican senator. it was backed by president obama, but faced fierce opposition from the national rifle association. a ban on assault weapons also failed. along with the bid to block the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. >> tonight we're learning the name of the suspect who is believed to have mailed letters filled with a deadly poison. to president obama and a mississippi senator. federal agents say, they have arrested 45-year-old paul kevin curtis of mississippi. the deadly substance. is known as ry-sin. both letters were facilities. and both were post-marked memphis, tennessee - april 8th. the white house says, staffers followed a careful drill in handling the letters. and no
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